Discover Añana Salt Valley And Vitoria From Bilbao

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 10 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    9:00 am Hotel pickups commence approximately 30 - 60 minutes prior to this time, exact pickup time will be advised on reconfirmation.Times are subject to change due to local traffic conditions.
  • Departure Details :
    Central Bilbao
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

The most known salt producers in the Basque Country are located in Aana. Salt is the only edible rock existing in nature. The Aana Salt Valley is a cultural interest place with more than 6,500 years of history and is in the process of becoming a World Heritage Site.

Highlights

  • Free snacks included
  • Pickup from a centrally located meeting point
  • Ideal choice for families
  • All taxes, fuel surcharges and service fees included
  • Private guide for a more personalized experience
  • Excellent value for money

Know More about this tour

The Aana Salt Valley, located in Alava is one of the most spectacular and best preserved cultural landscapes in Europe. In this salt landscape located in Salinas de Aana (lava -Basque Country), 30 km from Vitoria- Gasteiz, man has taken advantage of the saltsprings for thousands of years to obtain a product that is essential to life, salt.A magnificent outdoor cultural landscape formed over more than 5,000 eras: platforms on which the brine, saltwater, is poured to obtain salt through solar evaporation. A unique and extensive network of wooden channels distribute the water to the most remote corners of the Salt Valley.


During the morning we will have a guided tour through the Salt Valley, including salt production and SPA. After the visit, you will be able to taste some of the salts that are produced, such as wine salt. You will then have lunch at the Palacio de Aana restaurant to taste a menu of dishes seasoned with different salts produced in the valley.
In the afternoon, you will meet in Vitoria, a city that offers endless possibilities. A city cooked with the best ingredients and the best quality.We will go to the Gothic style Cathedral of Santa Maria, it is situated in the highest part of the hill on which the primitive village of Gasteiz settled. Internationally known for being the inspiration of Ken Follett to give continuity to The Pillars of the Earth. A guided tour of this architectural gem is included.

Inclusions

  • Entrance fees
  • All activities
  • Driver/guide
  • Local guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only in the city center)
  • Small-group tour
  • Round-trip private/shared transfer

Exclusions

  • other food and drinks, unless specified

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults

Children must be accompanied by an adult

Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking

The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions

May be operated by a multi-lingual guide

Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking

A minimum of 2 people per booking is required

Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund

A maximum of 10 people per booking

A small amount of walking is involved